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Tropical storm Otto kills nine in Costa Rica

Friday, November 25th 2016, 22:49

At least nine people have been killed by tropical storm Otto in Costa Rica, officials say.
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Hurricane Otto threatens Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, 23:17
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua

A Caribbean storm has turned into a hurricane and threatens Costa Rica and Nicaragua, forecasters say.
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Volcano ash covers Costa Rica towns

Saturday, May 21st 2016, 1:02

A volcano erupts in central Costa Rica, belching smoke and ash up to 3,000m (9,840ft) into the air and choking nearby communities.
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Cuba migrants flown to Mexico-US border

Wednesday, February 10th 2016, 4:44
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

Migrants including children and pregnant women are flown by the Costa Rican authorities to a Mexican border town, where they are set to enter the US.
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Costa Rica ex-football chief extradited

Friday, December 18th 2015, 18:29
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, United States United States

Eduardo Li - former president of the Costa Rican Football Federation - has been extradited to the US, the Swiss justice ministry says.
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Spain asserts rights to sunken ship

Tuesday, December 8th 2015, 2:27
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Spain Spain
related places: San Jose

The Spanish government says it has rights to the 18th Century Spanish galleon, the San Jose, discovered in Colombian waters.
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Colombia finds galleon 'holy grail'

Saturday, December 5th 2015, 17:33
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Spain Spain
related places: Cartagena, San Jose

The wreck of the San Jose, a treasure-laden Spanish galleon sunk by the British 300 years ago, has been found off the Colombian city of Cartagena, President Juan Manuel Santos announces.
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Costa Rica arrests Syrian migrant

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 22:33
related countries: Greece Greece, Honduras Honduras, Syria Syria

Costa Rica detains a Syrian woman with a fake Greek passport, days after five illegal Syrian migrants were arrested in Honduras.
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Nicaragua turns back Cuban migrants

Monday, November 16th 2015, 14:45
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Nicaragua Nicaragua, United States United States

Nicaragua sends back more than 1,000 Cuban migrants to Costa Rica, triggering a diplomatic spat between the two Central American nations.
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Wanchope resigns following brawl

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 18:58
related countries: Panama Panama

Costa Rica head coach Paulo Wanchope resigns after being involved in a brawl during a match against Panama.
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